Financial Access Fair Held In Stamford

Stamford Patch STAMFORD, CT – Building One Community: The Center for Immigrant Opportunity and Qualitas of Life Foundation held a free Financial Access Fair for Spanish-speaking immigrants on Saturday, October 27, 2018. The fair featured banks, credit unions, and the Consulate General of Mexico, as well as other organizations who offer financial services. Approximately 60 immigrants attended. Read…
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Immigrant Rights Panel highlights ways to provide community support for immigrants

ConnecticutPlus Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity hosted a panel discussion on immigrant rights on Thursday, October 4, 2018, at the Stamford Yacht Club. The discussion was led by Glenn Formica, experienced trial lawyer and immigration practitioner, and Kica Matos, the Director of Immigrant Rights and Racial Justice at the Center for…
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Rye Country Day School student pilots Math Program with nonprofit

Stamford Patch STAMFORD — Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity successfully piloted a Summer Math Program for elementary school students in August. The program was created and led by Charlotte Townley, a senior at Rye Country Day School, and assisted by Sandra Peterkin, a math teacher at Roxbury Elementary school. The Summer…
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Stamford Mayor, Building One Community Celebrate ‘Welcoming Week’

Stamford Patch By News Desk STAMFORD —  From Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity celebrated ‘Welcoming Week’ for the third consecutive year with an event held on Tuesday, September 18th. Welcoming Week brings together immigrants and U.S.-born residents to celebrate unity and spread awareness of the benefits of being a welcoming community. The…
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Building One Community & NCC to train immigrant Home Health Aides

Stamford Patch STAMFORD — Building One Community (B1C) welcomes its 5th Home Health Aide cohort in partnership with Norwalk Community College. The program consists of immigrants from multiple countries including Zimbabwe, Eritrea, Colombia, Peru, Guatemala, Ecuador, Spain, Mexico and El Salvador. B1C works for the success of each candidate and hopes they can seamlessly integrate…
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Bank of America sends children Back to School with supply drive

Stamford Patch STAMFORD —Bank of America donated over 50 backpacks and new school supplies to students whose families attend programs at Building One Community – The Center for Immigrant Opportunity. This initiative was introduced to help ease the burden for children entering school this fall, who are now well equipped with the materials they need…
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